New Running Center at Memorial Park

Ellen joined several council members, HPARD Dir. Joe Turner and Mindy Hildebrand to cut the ribbon on the new Center. The facility includes a meeting space, vending machines, and more!

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

“It’s incumbent upon the public to actually get involved and try to stop it. It’s not going to stop on its own.”

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Oct. 30, 2014City of Houston

The Houston Fire Department Encourages a Safe Halloween and “Trick or Treating”

The Houston Fire Department would like citizens to keep these following suggestions in mind when “trick or treating” this Halloween. Continue Reading »

Oct. 30, 2014Houston Chronicle

City considers rules to allow ride-share operators at airports

Days before new paid-ride regulations take effect in Houston, city officials turned their attention Thursday to how app-based ride service companies like Uber could be permitted and charged at airports in the coming months. Continue Reading »

Oct. 29, 2014City of Houston

Mayor Parker Directs City Legal Department to Withdraw Pastor Subpoenas

With local pastors standing with her, Mayor Annise Parker has told the City Legal Department to withdraw the subpoenas filed against five local pastors who have identified themselves as the leaders of the petition drive to repeal the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO).  Continue Reading »

Oct. 28, 2014Rice Thresher

Rice in Houston Panel Calls upon Students to Get Involved in Government

In anticipation of the upcoming Harris County general election on Nov. 4, the Rice University Young Democrats hosted the first annual “Local Politics and Houston’s Future: Rice in Houston” panelist discussion on Oct. 15. Held in the Herring Hall auditorium, the event featured seven politicians, candidates and a mix of incumbents, who addressed this election season’s major issues. Continue Reading »